What to use to get remote display from a amd64 machine?

Axel Gonzalez loox at e-shell.net
Tue Jun 7 01:51:28 GMT 2005

there are several VNCs, buut either they are i386 or they are broken.

X forwarding is an option

If you using KDE, you can enable desktop sharing, it uses the vnc protocol, 
you can connect using a standard vnc client. (this is reported to work on 

This also will allow you to see the same X display on your desktop, and the 
remote machine.

I think gnome has something similar, but never tried it.

if you using another WM, cant think of more options, or wait till someone 
(with lots more time than me) can fix PR ports/71512 :)

On Monday 06 June 2005 17:03, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm riunning FreeBSD 5.4-stable (amd64) on this amd64 machine.
> I would like to see the X display on this machine from another machine.
> My first thought was VNC (tightVNC) as I'm using this on my other boxes
> already. But alas, VNC isn't working on amd64.
> I then saw FreeNX in the ports tree. It requires nxserver 1.4.0) which
> is i386 only. No go there either.
> What are people using for remote X displays on amd64 machines?

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